Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Blind Leading the Blind?

I had moved from the Washington, DC area where I grew up to southwest Idaho, (long story). My ex(?)-boyfriend came up to see us when he was in Denver for a job interview. He went back to Va. for a … Continue reading

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Guest Fox: Opal Campbell

                                                          By Jeff Salter  Intro             Those of you who have been checking-in with our group blog for the past 19 months will likely recall that during the first year, I hosted a Guest Fox nearly every month.  Want to … Continue reading

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The Sixth Grade Bus

My younger son never rode a school bus until the sixth grade. He went to elementary school at a time where I could drive him since he had to be there at 7:40 and I went to work at 8:00. … Continue reading

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Mayday! Roger That.

My car story is from long ago, but burned into my memory. My sister had a long-time friend who had moved overseas for a short time with her family, then returned to the States. She did not come back to … Continue reading

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Drive to Disneyland and Turn Right

                                  … Our First Family Vacation                                                           By Jeff Salter              We’re blogging about car trips this week … and I’ve got a doozy.             In the spring of 1958, we took our first “family vacation” of any magnitude.  … Continue reading

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On the Road

Sorry for missing my blog on trains last week. I’ve never been on one, but when it comes to cars, it feels as though most of my life has been spent in them. Growing up, my family owned a trucking … Continue reading

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Automobile Trip From Hell

This week we’re supposed to chat about long auto rides and/or diversions on trips. I can only think of one in recent memory to talk about and that was a long ride I endured with a foursome where two of … Continue reading

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